This interactive Submarine Cable Map, courtesy of TeleGeography, is based on in-depth research and depicts active and planned submarine cable systems and their landing stations. Cables shown on the map include international and US domestic submarine cables with a maximum upgradeable capacity of at least 5 Gbps. Selecting a cable on the map projection or from the submarine cable list provides access to the cable’s profile, including the cable’s name, ready-for-service (RFS) date, length, owners, website, and landing points. Click on the map image below to access the interactive map:
Driven by ever-increasing demand for bandwidth caused by initiatives including cloud, mobility and global expansion, Enterprise IT leaders are faced with delivering a seamless and consistent connected experience for all of their customers, employees, and partners, regardless of location or proximity to the network backbone. What’s more, they typically need to do all of this with relatively flat IT budgets.
Just this year we have witnesses WannaCry and Petya ransomware viruses cripple hundreds of thousands of computers around the world, costing businesses millions of dollars to recover files and countless hours of lost employee productivity. A recent survey by Kapersky estimated the average cost of these attacks at $1.3 million.
Most cloud providers can assemble the resources to handle the workloads you now run on-prem. Other than price, what else should you consider as you evaluate cloud companies? Major factors that are often implicitly assumed are service and support.
The cloud is no longer a new phenomenon. Most people, including corporate and IT leadership, take it as a given and no longer something just to be considered. What has happened that has caused this wholesale change in attitude? Let's review:
As the deadline for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance in Europe approaches, many customers are unsure where to begin. With roughly 160 requirements and a mandated 72-hour notification for personal data breaches, it’s clear that most organizations can’t do this alone,
Because you retain ultimate accountability for results, asserting that accountability is key to maintaining control over the many variables that affect performance. So how can you maintain control when so many variables are delivered by the provider?
Every business today needs a comprehensive strategy that provides a defense against cyber-attacks. It's not just a good practice, but a critical one. At a minimum, your corporate IT security process should include the following 6 steps:
Your organization has moved workloads to the cloud and is getting some valuable benefits and experience. But to recognize the greatest value, there are some other decisions that must be made and some additional assets put in place.
SD-WAN is the latest buzzword in technology and IT circles. It’s become to networking what the Cloud was to infrastructure and applications. It is estimated by industry analysts that by 2018 at least 30% of Enterprises will use SD-WAN...
It’s now easier to justify that strategic action of moving IT infrastructure to the cloud than it is to justify not to do so. So now that you’re committed, what financial and operational outcomes can you expect?
Data is considered by many to be a company’s most valuable asset. Yet protection of that data continues to be a challenge for businesses of all sizes. Its estimate that over one-third of US business experienced some level of data loss in 2016, and that one-third of those companies ....
You have certainly heard that businesses are moving their IT infrastructure to the cloud. So it’s natural to think about migrating all assets, yet few organizations actually do that. Most experts agree that moving everything in a big-bang is not the way to go.
Often time when business, or even network service providers, discuss disaster recovery and business continuity planning, they use the terms ‘diversity’ and ‘redundancy’ interchangeably. But in reality, they are two very different things.